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Technical Information Systems

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by ShadowFalken, Feb 13, 2010.

  1. Feb 13, 2010 at 4:22 PM
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    ShadowFalken

    ShadowFalken [OP] Well-Known Member

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    How many people here, that do their own work, actually subscribe to technical information for your vehicle?

    The reason I ask is because there are lots of requests for information and it can be found easily. I also think the cost is reasonable.

    For example you can subscribe to Toyota factory information for as little as $15 for two days. A month is like $55. You will have access to TSB lists, repair information, torque specifications and any repair information available for your vehicle. If you own multiple units you will have access to all of them.

    https://techinfo.toyota.com/techInf...pmentsolutions.com/toyota/tms_t3/register.asp

    If you want an aftermarket version you can look here.

    http://www.alldata.com/vehicle_owner/

    You can get a one year subscription for your vehicle only.

    Just an FYI. If this has been posted in the past.........Oh well, I thought it justified repeating.......:cool:
     
  2. Feb 13, 2010 at 4:23 PM
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    dexterdog

    dexterdog My pee parts itch

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    I did the two day subscription and was really impressed with all the info I got.
     
  3. Feb 13, 2010 at 7:31 PM
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    ShadowFalken

    ShadowFalken [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yea, it is nice to have all the information you need to do a job.

    New vehicles are best served by the factory information system. The aftermarket systems tend to run a couple years behind on the repair information. They assume that new vehicles, in warranty, are going back to the dealer for a while and being serviced there.
     
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